Adam Milstein is a famous man in America for his philanthropic work. He is also in the real estate industry. Adam is from Israel where he was born and raised but later moved to the United States. The love for Israel led him to join the Israeli Defense Force, and in 1973, Adam served during the Yom Kippur War. In 1978, while still in Israel, he attained a bachelor’s degree in business and economics. Mr. Milstein immigrated to America together with his wife and children in 1981. In America, Adam Milstein proceeded with his education and joined the University of California where he earned an MBA. Later he went to the commercial real estate business.
Adam Milstein started pursuing his career in real estate at Hager Pacific Properties. Mr. Milstein started at the lowest rank as a sales agent but worked his way up. Hager is a company based in Southern California that acquires as well as relocating industrial and commercial properties. Adam Milstein is responsible for the finances and accounts of the enterprise. He also deals with positioning. At work, Adam was inspired by one of his colleague who was much involved with charity. Through his business partner, Adam started a Jewish practice called ma’aser rishon. The practice was about sacrificing 10% of one’s income to charity. The whole experience Adam Milstein got from the Jewish tradition made him establish two organizations; The Milstein Family Foundation and later Sifriyat Pijama B’ America. Both organizations aim at bringing back Jewish values and traditions to the Jews living in America.
The Sifriyat Pijama B’ America is dedicated to offering the Jewish and Israeli communities, books written in Hebrew. Adam Milstein also aided in the creation of the Israeli-American Council (IAC). IAC’s primary goal is to bring the American citizens, Israeli and Jewish people together. Adam is affiliated with other non-profit organizations such as the Israel on Campus Coalition, AIPAC National Council, Hasbara Fellowships, the Jewish Funders Network and much more. The Milstein Family Foundation donates more than $ 1million to other organizations and programs every year. Adam aims at helping his community and bringing back the love of culture and traditions to the young Jews.
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